Catasauqua Press

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Good Shepherd event for spinal cord injuries

Friday, September 27, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network hosts a Spinal Cord Injury Resource Fair, 1 - 4 p.m. Sept. 28, Good Shepherd Health and Technology Center, middle level, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.

Patients, families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend to learn about the latest technology, services, community organizations and treatments available for those living with spinal cord injuries.

Good Shepherd clinical and support resources will demonstrate some of the latest technology to help spinal cord injury patients live life to the fullest, including the Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton, which helps individuals with lower extremity weakness walk again. Good Shepherd is one of Ekso’s four International Centers of Excellence.

Other resources on hand during the fair include:

Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living

ParaPer4mance

National Seating & Mobility

Adaptive Vehicles

Handcycling

Team River Runner - Lehigh Valley

Free lunch and complimentary covered parking are available to all attendees.

Information: ckreider@gsrh.org; 610-776-9231